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Company celebrates a decade in business with fundraising drive for Pendleside Hospice

A company is celebrating its 10th birthday with a series of fundraising events for Pendleside Hospice.

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Nelson and Colne College students create ad for local estate agents

Nelson and Colne College students create ad for local estate agents

A local estate agents are giving a group of local students an invaluable taste of the working world, drafting in Nelson and Colne College alumni to help create an advert for the firm.
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The Classic Vehicle Show takes place this Sunday at Towneley Park, Burnley

Classic car show rolling into Burnley

Sunday marks the annual Classic Car Show at Burnley's Towneley Park.

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Swapping mortgages for mountains - local firm tackling Yorkshire Three Peaks

Swapping mortgages for mountains - local firm tackling Yorkshire Three Peaks

A fundraising team from a local building society are gearing up for the climb of a lifetime as they prepare for the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge in a bid to raise money for various charities close to their heart.
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Aldi is coming to Barnoldswick.

Barnoldswick Aldi store set to open in new few weeks

A new branch of the German budget supermarket chain Aldi is set to open in Barnoldswick in the coming weeks, with the 22 new jobs filled by "local people" in a boost to the regional economy.

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Dying medium: Just 10% of people met their other halves at a club or a bar.

Study: Tight-lipped Brits fine with office romance

Despite the majority of people in the UK admitting that they have or would consider dating a colleague from work, more than 75% of those who have had workplace relationships chose to keep quiet about it, according to a new study.

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New instant roadside breathalysers will not give drink-drivers time to sober up

Moves to introduce new roadside breathalysers that will allow police to gather on-the-spot proof of drink-driving have been welcomed in Lancashire.

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The Samaritans charity bookstall, that was targeted by raiders, and (inset) branch director Victoria Haworth.

Colne charity workers' thanks to customers who rallied support after book stall theft

Charity workers have been touched by the outpouring of sympathy, support and help following a shocking theft at their bookstall.
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Lancashire sees 67 million visitors pour in each year

LISTINGS: Your 2018 summer guide to what's on in Lancashire - including festivals, shows, gigs and places to stay

Lancashire is heating up for a sensational summer with an array of festivals, shows and gigs in the line-up.
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Council leader County Coun Geoff Driver

More cash for county council reserves now - but £144m "funding gap" still predicted by 2021

The reserves of cash strapped Lancashire County Council are getting a nearly £21m boost - thanks to underspending by the council in 2017/18.
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A champion bull at last year's Todmorden Agricultural Show.

Burnley village set to host popular agricultural show

A popular show will be held in Cliviger this weekend.

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Senior auctioneer Wilf Mould.

Free antiques valuation event in Clitheroe

A team of experts from leading auction house, Silverwoods, will be at Holmes Mill in Clitheroe on Friday.

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Legoland bins Northern Rail attractions to get behind furious rail passengers

The Northern Rail models at the heart of Legoland’s popular attraction have been binned in a bold move to back millions of rail commuters.
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Lancashire passengers entitled to compensation following rail chaos

Passengers who have been affected by delays and cancellations from the chaos on the railways will be entitled to compensation to the value of up to a month’s rail travel.

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A series of adult courses are being launched at Burnley College.

Launch of college courses show it is never too late to go back to the classroom

If you ever regretted not working harder at school Burnley College is offering the chance to roll back the years.

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Burnley Manchester Road station

Burnley MP demands answers from Northern Rail boss

Burnley MP Julie Cooper has met with under-fire Transport Secretary Chris Grayling and chief executive of Northern Rail David Brown to demand action over the ongoing rail chaos.

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Pendleside Hospice fundraiser Leah Hutchinson from Pendleside receives the cheque at Brierfield Working Men's Club from Luke Hamilton, Phil Schofield and other club members.

Music festival opened by legendary 60s pop star raises thousands for hospice

A music festival, that was opened by Bobby Elliott of the legendary band The Hollies, raised almost £4,000.
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Around  a quarter of people in the North West are forking out thousands of pounds for fake electrical goods online.

Ruthless "conline" sellers tempting a quarter of North West into buying fake electrical goods

Shocking statistics released today reveal that a quarter of people in the North West are falling victim to buying counterfeit electrical goods online.

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Were you caught up in last week's Visa card payment problems?

Visa chief could be quizzed over card payment chaos

Visa’s European chief executive Charlotte Hogg faces the prospect of being hauled in front of MPs over a systems failure that caused card payment “chaos” last week.
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Holly Tyne and shop assistant Steph Hodges receiving the award.

Ribble Valley retailer sees off competition from national brand

A Clitheroe retailer has scooped an accolade at a prestigious national industry awards.

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